Average Salary for Barry University Alumni

Barry University, a Roman Catholic school in Miami, Fla., has roughly 4,000 undergrads. The numbers in this rundown were provided by the Barry grads who participated in PayScale's salary survey.

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Barry University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
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Social Worker
5 salaries
Executive Assistant
4 salaries
Attorney / Lawyer
4 salaries
Physician Assistant (PA)
3 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 14 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 182

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About This School

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695


Private School, Research University, Religious

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Graduates of Barry head into a range of vocations when it comes to work; the health care services industry, clinical care, and the education industry are just a few professional areas popular among alumni. The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Starting salaries of $59K are the median among Barry grads.


The most generous salaries among Barry alumni are reportedly earned by Physician Assistants, whose median earnings come to $89K, followed by Attorneys ($66K) and Human Resources Managers (approximately $60K). Human Resources Generalists pick up about $43K in financial rewards, representing the lowest-paid position among alumni.


Barry students enjoy their time in Miami, and slightly less than a third of students actually choose to live and work there after graduating. In addition, former Barry students often head to West Palm Beach, Fla. after graduating, where the median salary comes to $66K in this top-paying city. On the other end, Barry grads flock to New York, N.Y., which actually offers the weakest median salary of around $51K. Neighboring Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is another common pick among Barry grads, along with Orlando, Fla.

Degree Major

With a median annual earnings of $150K per year, Barry University grads who have a medical degree are the best paid among the alumni population. A Master of Science (MS), Mental Health Counseling commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of around $32K.


Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Barry alumni, with one in ten grads reporting using it on the job. Competency in Microsoft Word translates into above-average pay for Barry University grads — they earn 18 percent more than their fellow graduates. Demonstrated ability in Case Management, Counseling, and Microsoft Excel rank among leading skills as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to paid time off, there is more lenience involving vacation than illness; just under half of the alums get vacation time, whereas just one in three grads get paid sick leave. Dental insurance applies to a fair number of survey participants, and a large number of respondents report health coverage. Most respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Barry University alumni are also on the receiving end of life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Alumni of Our Lady of the Lake University pick up average paychecks of $59K, which is closest to the amount made by Barry grads among similar schools. Lynn University, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, and the Universidad Del Turabo are also similar to Barry.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1250 1530
ACT Scores 17 21

Key Stats for Barry University


72 %
28 %
$35,998 - $70,968
$32,973 - $87,859
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
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